Here’s what we’ve been reading this week:
On Generation Y, Yaoni blogs about the scarcity of female hygiene products in Cuba and the laundry problems it’s causing women.
NPR interviews author Michelle Goldberg about her new new book, The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, And The Future of the World.
On Amplify, omgyawu writes about gay bashing and international human rights, with several heart breaking examples.
In Kenya, women’s activist groups campaign against the political infighting plaguing their government by withholding sex from their husbands.
In Guyana, barber shops and beauty salons promote HIV education with training through a project of the UNFPA.
And this week on Akimbo, we blogged about:
…paying tribute to Zimbabwean activist Lynde Francis
…coverage and reactions on the appointment of Dr. Eric Goosby as the new United States Global AIDS Coordinator
…activists in the Dominican Republic protesting recent restrictions of their reproductive rights (check out our photo slideshow of the event)
…child marriage as gender-based violence in the first of a three-part series of posts on Akimbo